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Pioneer Mechanics in Aviation By Giacinta Koontz
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Pioneer Mechanics in Aviation History contains over 20 fact-filled stories of aircraft mechanics before WWII. Includes dozens of illustrations and vintage photographs, References and Index of... More > Aircraft, Engines and People. Foreword by Hon. John Goglia, Former NTSB board member< Less
Origins of Commercial Aviation By peter dancey
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The origins of the pioneering airlines and commercial air transportation is a most interesting subject with those members public that could afford travelling by air as much pioneers as the... More > airplanes, pilot's, and airlines.< Less
Origins of Italian Military Aviation By peter dancey
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Along with France it was the Italians that lead the world in adapting the heavier-than-air machine for military purposes this ebook complements this authors series of aviation industry books... More > detailing most of the pioneering Italain aviation industry manufacturuers,their machines and aero-engines< Less
A History of Bathurst Aviation By Jerry Trevor-Jones
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Written by Bathurst Aviation stalwart Jerry Trevor-Jones in the form of his own memoirs, A History of Bathurst Aviation 1912-2008, incorporating a history of the Bathurst Aero Club 1930-2008 has been... More > compiled in an account of the milestones of the development of the industry in Bathurst, from first discussions about establishing an aerodrome and the first flight into Bathurst, to the formation of the Bathust Aero Club and the activities of the members over the years. He has included accounts of Bathurst aviation incidents and disasters over time, as well the pioneers and icons of the aviation industry in the Bathurst area.< Less
A History of Bathurst Aviation By Jerry Trevor-Jones
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Written by Bathurst Aviation stalwart Jerry Trevor-Jones in the form of his own memoirs, A History of Bathurst Aviation 1912-2008, incorporating a history of the Bathurst Aero Club 1930-2008 has been... More > compiled in an account of the milestones of the development of the industry in Bathurst, from first discussions about establishing an aerodrome and the first flight into Bathurst, to the formation of the Bathust Aero Club and the activities of the members over the years. He has included accounts of Bathurst aviation incidents and disasters over time, as well the pioneers and icons of the aviation industry in the Bathurst area.< Less
Pioneers of Profit Among the Clouds By John L. Hoh, Jr.
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A decade after the Wright brother some pioneers along Tampa Bay began the first scheduled airline service. It was not successful but paved the way for future attempts. Commercialization of the... More > airways would begin in earnest after World War I. For one thing there was an abundance of war surplus flying machines available, meaning aircraft were affordable for such ventures. For another matter, manpower to power these machines, or at least "pilot" them, was also available. Barnstorming pilots would become all the rage in the 1920's, but regulations on aircraft and flying meant there was more order to the skies. This book explores that early history. About the Author John L. Hoh, Jr., grew up an avid watcher of the planes flying in and out of Appleton's Outagamie Airport. John is also a student of history and this book combines these two loves. John is married with one son and lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.< Less
Wings, Wasp, & Warriors: Aviation Stories and Images By Travis Monday
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True stories for aviation history buffs. Topics include WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots); National WWII WASP Museum in Sweetwater; RAF (Royal Air Force) in Texas; Avenger Field in Sweetwater,... More > Texas; P-47 Fighter Pilot Otto Carter and "The Sweetwater Swatter"; Pioneer Museum in Sweetwater; C-47 Crash and Memorial in Nolan Co., Texas; Charles Lindbergh in the Pacific in World War II; Military Gliders in World War II, including story of Combat Glider Pilot George Theis in Operation Varsity; South Plains Army Air Field; Silent Wings Museum in Lubbock, Texas; 348th Fighter Group; 340th Fighter Squadron (Minutemen); 460th Fighter Squadron (Black Rams); B-24 flight instructor A. N. Densmore; WASP flight instructor, Rigdon Edwards; Neel Kearby; Bill Dunham; and others. Also includes many historic photos and original artwork by Scott Morgan, Michael Vincent, and Otto Carter, III.< Less
Early Aircraft & Aviation History - PDF Photo Book / Slideshow By Ben Acton
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The first years of flight, captured in vintage photos, old postcards, greetings cards, and blueprints, in this fascinating ebook. Rare images and portraits dating from the early 20th century through... More > the First World War, of the pioneer aviators and their early airplanes, as well as airships, dirigibles and historic scenes and stunt pilots. From biplanes to the first monoplanes and seaplanes. Features mainly American, French German and British pilots and planes. For all fans of antique aviation, flying machines, aircraft memorabilia, aeronautical nostalgia and collectable ephemera. Also includes tasters from other titles in our ebook series. In PDF ebook format, with optional rolling slideshow functionality! Formatted in Landscape / Widescreen format (16 x 9 aspect), optimized for laptop / HDTV screens!< Less
KITES, BIRDS & STUFF - Over 150 Years of BRITISH Aviation - Makers & Manufacturers - Volume 1 - A to C By P.D. Stemp
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A history of pioneers and companies of Great Britain. From the early years to the modern day. A comprehensive study of old and new aircraft. ( Already being used in various aviation museum archives }.
KITES, BIRDS & STUFF - Over 150 Years of BRITISH Aviation - Makers & Manufacturers - Volume 2 - D to O By P.D. Stemp
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A history of pioneers and companies of Great Britain. From the early years of aviation to the modern day. Individual builders to company manufacturers. A comprehensive study of old and new... More > aircraft. Including :- English Electric - Felixstowe - Folland - Grahame White - Hendy - Hunting Percival - Martin-Baker - Martinsyde - Nieuport - to name but a few. A two hundred and fifty nine page book. Individual details of some 510 aircraft. Around 423 pictures plus 130 plan diagrams.< Less